Golden Presentation

Golden Presentation

The Somerset Freemasons has rewarded the unit for its continued support to local young people with a donation of £3000.

The donation was received after the unit made a presentation to Freemasons on the benefit of the charity's work and the transformation that offshore voyages give young people. The Freemasons panel was particularly impressed by the accredited qualifications cadets achieve while offshore as well as gaining vital life skills such as teamwork, commitment, courage and leadership.

The donation will have a big impact on the cadets who might not usually be able to go on these courses due to the cost. We are extremely grateful for the donation and will be sure to put it to good use. Cadets at the unit can now look forward to booking on to one of the vessels in the offshore fleet.

National Drill Competition 2017

We enjoyed a major success by winning at the National Drill and Piping Competition with our Armed Guard. The cadets took part in the competition at HMS Raleigh on 29th April 2017. The nine cadets were up against 6 other Squads from the different areas. The cadets had a month between the area and national competition to perfect their routine and make sure their uniforms were a high standard. Commanding Officer S/Lt B Fear said, "The cadets put a lot of hard work in and they got a great result for all their effort".

Area Drill Competition 2017

Cadets have been in training since the Avon District Drill and Piping Competition, making sure their routines were practised and their uniforms were ready for the South West Area Competition at HMS Raleigh. The cadets done extremely well coming away with Team piping 9th, Colour Party 3rd and Armed Guard 1st going on to Nationals to represent South West Area.

Avon District performed well in the competition with Bristol Adventure winning RMC and Avonmouth 1st in unarmed squad. BZ to all.

PSA & Cadets Fundraising

The cadets and our Parents and Supporters raised money at the local Asda store by doing some bag packing. Great day with the team at Asda, lots of people very generous with their donations, even done a bit of recruiting. It was a great success raising £597.18 for the unit.

Annual Awards 2017

Weston Sea Cadets Annual Awards Night held on Friday 3rd March. The cadets work hard through out the year in competitions, fundraising and the courses that they go on. With all the hard work the volunteer adult staff pick the cadets that showed their hard work and commitment is worth it. VIP's attending include Area Officer Commander Morton RN, Commodore Tim Hare awards presented by Councillor Alan Peak Mayor of Weston-s-Mare, Band Trophy Able Cadet Darcie B, Drill Cadet Reece D, Piping Cadet Rowan V, 0-1 ½ yrs service Cadet Callum R, 1 ½ -3yrs Cadets 1st Class James N, 3yrs + Leading Cadet Lewis B. Royal Marines Cadet Palmer, Parents & Supporters Cadet 1st Class Akisha S, Junior Section Awards, Best Male Cadet Leading Junior Alexander S, Best Female Cadet New Entry Jasmine E, Most Improved Junior Cadet 1st Class Leah B. Commanding Officers Trophy Able Cadet Sophie B. Lieutenant Commander Fowler A RNR is also presenting the Commanding Officer with his 4th clasp of his Cadet Forces Medal which means 40yrs service in Sea Cadets.

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